Technology

Year of the Brassica

Origin: Western Europe, Mediterranean and temperate regions of Asia Family: Brassica Genus: Brassicaceae Includes: Bok choy, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chinese cabbage, Collards, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Kale, Kohlrabi, Radish, Rutabagas, Turnips Fun Fact: The… Read More

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Technology

Year of the Rose

Origin: China Family: Rosaceae Genus: Rosa Uses: Fragrance, fresh flowers and floral, and gardens Common Classes: Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora, Floribunda, Miniature, Climbing, Landscape Fun Facts: As the U.S…. Read More

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Technology

Year of the Pansy

Origin: United Kingdom and Europe Family: Violaceae Genus: Viola Uses: An annual bedding plant, pansies are used for garden decoration in… Read More

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Technology

Year of the Daffodil

Origin: Europe Family: Amaryllidaceae Genus: Narcissus Uses: This self-propogating perennial is a showstopper in the early spring months and makes for beautiful… Read More

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Leadership

Stine Talks Strategy

Myron Stine is president of Iowa’s Stine Seed Company, America’s largest privately-owned seed company, and the fourth largest overall. He… Read More

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Business

Giant Numbers

$14 Billion The total value of global sales of natural rubber in 2015, which is down from $45.9 billion in… Read More

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Business

Giant Highlights

Our “Giants of the Industry” share what they’ve been working on, as well as what’s top of mind. “We are… Read More

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Business

Communicate the Value

In explaining the value of seed-applied technologies, one expert says it’s important to know the customer and then determine what… Read More

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Business

Year of the Carrot

Each year the National Garden Bureau selects one annual, one perennial, and one edible as their “Year of the” crops…. Read More

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Business

Year of the Begonia

Each year the National Garden Bureau selects one annual, one perennial, and one edible as their “Year of the” crops…. Read More

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